Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 20 48
Rank change year-on-year +14 +28 +61
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,024 1,069 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.36% 9.60% 5.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.58% 41.29% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 800 896 609
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,125 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,152 2,589 1,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.18% 23.24% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,615 1,975 1,607
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in the East of England.

Salary trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +15 449 £50,000 -6.28% 72
Cambridgeshire +17 260 £47,500 -5.00% 72
Bedfordshire +3 152 £50,000 -4.76% 23
Norfolk +9 62 £40,000 -33.33% 9
Suffolk 0 52 £55,000 - 11
Essex -2 50 £50,000 +25.00% 23
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Azure.

1 451 (44.04%) Microsoft
2 438 (42.77%) AWS
3 315 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
4 303 (29.59%) C#
5 302 (29.49%) .NET
6 298 (29.10%) SQL
7 276 (26.95%) Windows
8 259 (25.29%) SQL Server
9 235 (22.95%) DevOps
10 234 (22.85%) VMware
11 230 (22.46%) Active Directory
12 219 (21.39%) Office 365
13 172 (16.80%) JavaScript
14 171 (16.70%) Windows Server
15 161 (15.72%) Git (software)
16 154 (15.04%) Scrum
17 153 (14.94%) PowerShell
18 145 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
19 141 (13.77%) MVC
20 125 (12.21%) Linux
20 125 (12.21%) Hyper-V
21 121 (11.82%) Retail
22 117 (11.43%) DNS
23 116 (11.33%) ITIL
24 114 (11.13%) AngularJS
24 114 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
25 113 (11.04%) Web Services
25 113 (11.04%) Firewall
26 112 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
27 111 (10.84%) ASP.NET

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 73 (7.13%) MS Exchange
2 55 (5.37%) SharePoint
3 44 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (4.00%) IIS
5 35 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 32 (3.13%) nginx
8 31 (3.03%) Skype for Business
9 21 (2.05%) Apache
10 19 (1.86%) OpenStack
11 16 (1.56%) Confluence
12 11 (1.07%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.98%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.88%) CMS
14 9 (0.88%) JBoss
15 8 (0.78%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.78%) NServiceBus
16 7 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.68%) CloudStack
Applications
1 37 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.098%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.098%) HipChat
6 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.27%) SAP ERP
3 11 (1.07%) Magento
4 7 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.39%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.29%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.29%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.098%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.098%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 438 (42.77%) AWS
2 219 (21.39%) Office 365
3 101 (9.86%) GCP
4 98 (9.57%) SaaS
5 75 (7.32%) Power Platform
6 63 (6.15%) PaaS
7 49 (4.79%) IaaS
8 42 (4.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 32 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (3.03%) OneDrive
11 29 (2.83%) Azure Data Factory
12 21 (2.05%) Serverless
13 20 (1.95%) OpenShift
14 19 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
15 16 (1.56%) Mimecast
16 15 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
17 12 (1.17%) AWS IoT
18 9 (0.88%) Heroku
19 7 (0.68%) DigitalOcean
19 7 (0.68%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 117 (11.43%) DNS
2 113 (11.04%) Firewall
3 95 (9.28%) DHCP
4 86 (8.40%) TCP/IP
5 52 (5.08%) LAN
6 51 (4.98%) WAN
7 43 (4.20%) HTTP
8 41 (4.00%) VPN
9 37 (3.61%) VLAN
10 35 (3.42%) iSCSI
10 35 (3.42%) Skype
11 29 (2.83%) SSL
12 27 (2.64%) Wireless
13 26 (2.54%) SAN
14 23 (2.25%) BIG-IP
15 20 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (1.56%) OSPF
16 16 (1.56%) VRRP
17 15 (1.46%) Internet
18 13 (1.27%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
2 76 (7.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (7.13%) Power BI
4 62 (6.05%) NoSQL
5 45 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (4.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 41 (4.00%) Data Lake
8 38 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
9 37 (3.61%) MySQL
10 31 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
10 31 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (2.93%) SQL Server 2016
12 26 (2.54%) MongoDB
13 24 (2.34%) Relational Database
14 23 (2.25%) Big Data
15 20 (1.95%) Redis
16 18 (1.76%) PowerPivot
17 14 (1.37%) OLAP
17 14 (1.37%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 161 (15.72%) Git (software)
2 69 (6.74%) Jenkins
3 60 (5.86%) JIRA
4 45 (4.39%) Selenium
5 44 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 43 (4.20%) Visual Studio
7 31 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
8 22 (2.15%) SpecFlow
8 22 (2.15%) WebDriver
9 21 (2.05%) git-flow
9 21 (2.05%) NUnit
9 21 (2.05%) TeamCity
10 19 (1.86%) JMeter
11 18 (1.76%) Subversion
12 15 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (1.46%) MSTest
13 14 (1.37%) Moq
14 12 (1.17%) Mercurial
14 12 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 121 (11.82%) Retail
2 98 (9.57%) Finance
3 18 (1.76%) Public Sector
4 17 (1.66%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.56%) Marketing
5 16 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.17%) Games
7 10 (0.98%) Legal
8 7 (0.68%) Banking
9 6 (0.59%) General Ledger
9 6 (0.59%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.49%) Advertising
10 5 (0.49%) Back Office
11 3 (0.29%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.20%) Automotive
12 2 (0.20%) Local Government
12 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.098%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.098%) Military
Job Titles
1 348 (33.98%) Developer
2 138 (13.48%) .NET Developer
3 109 (10.64%) Architect
4 97 (9.47%) Software Developer
5 94 (9.18%) C# Developer
6 90 (8.79%) Analyst
7 78 (7.62%) DevOps Engineer
8 68 (6.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 68 (6.64%) Senior Developer
9 61 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 58 (5.66%) .NET Software Developer
11 46 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
12 44 (4.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 42 (4.10%) Azure Engineer
13 42 (4.10%) C# Software Developer
14 40 (3.91%) Cloud Engineer
15 37 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 35 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
17 33 (3.22%) SQL Developer
18 32 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (29.49%) .NET
2 114 (11.13%) AngularJS
3 113 (11.04%) Web Services
4 111 (10.84%) ASP.NET
5 103 (10.06%) CSS
6 101 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 101 (9.86%) React
7 89 (8.69%) HTML
8 76 (7.42%) .NET Framework
9 73 (7.13%) .NET Core
10 69 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (3.91%) Entity Framework
11 40 (3.91%) XML
12 39 (3.81%) Node.js
13 38 (3.71%) REST
14 33 (3.22%) JSON
15 30 (2.93%) RESTful
16 27 (2.64%) jQuery
16 27 (2.64%) Spring
16 27 (2.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 114 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (4.00%) User Experience
4 39 (3.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 38 (3.71%) Replication
6 37 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (2.73%) Data Centre
9 23 (2.25%) Management Information System
10 22 (2.15%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.56%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.46%) PKI
13 13 (1.27%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.78%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.78%) Renewable Energy
15 6 (0.59%) N-Tier
16 5 (0.49%) Smartphone
16 5 (0.49%) Virtual Team
17 4 (0.39%) Smart City
18 3 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 276 (26.95%) Windows
2 171 (16.70%) Windows Server
3 125 (12.21%) Linux
4 72 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (3.81%) CentOS
7 26 (2.54%) Ubuntu
8 24 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (2.34%) Unix
9 21 (2.05%) Windows 10
10 15 (1.46%) Android
10 15 (1.46%) Solaris
11 14 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (1.17%) SUSE
13 9 (0.88%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.59%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.39%) Debian
16 3 (0.29%) FreeRTOS
16 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.29%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (22.95%) DevOps
3 154 (15.04%) Scrum
4 141 (13.77%) MVC
5 116 (11.33%) ITIL
6 112 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
7 111 (10.84%) Analytics
7 111 (10.84%) Test Automation
8 107 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 93 (9.08%) TDD
10 90 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
11 89 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
12 82 (8.01%) E-Commerce
12 82 (8.01%) Microservices
13 79 (7.71%) OO
14 77 (7.52%) Mentoring
15 76 (7.42%) SDLC
16 67 (6.54%) Data Modelling
17 63 (6.15%) ETL
18 58 (5.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 303 (29.59%) C#
2 298 (29.10%) SQL
3 172 (16.80%) JavaScript
4 153 (14.94%) PowerShell
5 99 (9.67%) Python
6 94 (9.18%) Java
7 77 (7.52%) T-SQL
8 48 (4.69%) TypeScript
9 44 (4.30%) Bash Shell
10 38 (3.71%) PHP
11 27 (2.64%) Ruby
12 22 (2.15%) C
12 22 (2.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 22 (2.15%) VBScript
13 17 (1.66%) VBA
14 16 (1.56%) Perl
15 14 (1.37%) PHP 5
15 14 (1.37%) PHP 7
16 13 (1.27%) Go
16 13 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (8.98%) Degree
2 63 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (4.30%) MCSE
4 41 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 39 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (3.71%) CCNA
7 31 (3.03%) MCSA
8 23 (2.25%) Security Cleared
9 18 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (1.37%) SC Cleared
11 13 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.07%) CISSP
13 10 (0.98%) CompTIA Security+
13 10 (0.98%) ISEB
14 9 (0.88%) CCA
14 9 (0.88%) MCP
15 8 (0.78%) CCAA
15 8 (0.78%) CCNP
15 8 (0.78%) DBS Check
15 8 (0.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.37%) SLA
2 41 (4.00%) QA
3 33 (3.22%) PCI DSS
4 27 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.76%) Data Quality
6 13 (1.27%) GDPR
7 12 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.68%) COBIT
9 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 230 (22.46%) Active Directory
2 145 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (12.21%) Hyper-V
4 104 (10.16%) Docker
5 27 (2.64%) vSphere
5 27 (2.64%) XenApp
6 16 (1.56%) VMware NSX
7 12 (1.17%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.07%) Firmware
8 11 (1.07%) KVM
9 10 (0.98%) DFS Replication
9 10 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.29%) vCloud
13 3 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.098%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 79 (7.71%) Kubernetes
2 73 (7.13%) SCCM
3 59 (5.76%) Ansible
4 54 (5.27%) Terraform
5 40 (3.91%) Puppet
6 35 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (2.83%) Microsoft Intune
8 27 (2.64%) SCOM
9 19 (1.86%) Nagios
9 19 (1.86%) SCOrch
10 16 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (1.46%) Kibana
11 15 (1.46%) Prometheus
12 14 (1.37%) HAProxy
12 14 (1.37%) logstash
12 14 (1.37%) yum
13 13 (1.27%) Foglight
13 13 (1.27%) LiteSpeed
14 12 (1.17%) Rsyslog
14 12 (1.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 451 (44.04%) Microsoft
2 234 (22.85%) VMware
3 83 (8.11%) Google
4 82 (8.01%) Cisco
5 71 (6.93%) Citrix
6 37 (3.61%) Oracle
7 33 (3.22%) NetApp
8 26 (2.54%) HP
9 25 (2.44%) SAP
9 25 (2.44%) Tableau
10 23 (2.25%) EMC
10 23 (2.25%) F5
11 21 (2.05%) IBM
12 18 (1.76%) Veeam
13 17 (1.66%) CommVault
14 16 (1.56%) Nimble Storage
14 16 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (1.46%) Palo Alto
16 14 (1.37%) Sybase
16 14 (1.37%) Symantec